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Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8,081
Views: 1,550,541
Posted By Powder Muncher
jets

Just got a second XR 400 we have one with all the Gordon mods.

This is in real nice shape 0 mods besides a bash plate bark busters and a rack, I only removed the snorkel from the air-box

and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 37,523
Posted By Powder Muncher
Got both a well moded DR 650 and a WR 450 both...

Got both a well moded DR 650 and a WR 450 both are 2008 and 2009 moddels.

WR 100 % better of road Dr 100% better traveler anything from fire roads up .

If I could only have one it would be the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
I runn a 48 on the back instead and love it in...

I runn a 48 on the back instead and love it in the trails and on the highway

it runns happy and smooth at 65mph with lots of power if you have a passenger

or lots of gear on the bike. It tops...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 759,323
Posted By Powder Muncher
The Question is can your but handle it:D ...

The Question is can your but handle it:D

With proper maintenance and oil changes the bike will be fine
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Get a 48 tooth on the back sprocket. Works awsome...

Get a 48 tooth on the back sprocket. Works awsome al around .
Highway dirtbikes has some nice folding mirors andhandguard designes.
Although not cheap.

cheers..........
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,063
Posted By Powder Muncher
Instead of guessing and arguing on the web go...

Instead of guessing and arguing on the web go take it for a ride and see for yourself what it is all about.

If it feels right and is what you want -- buy it if not keep looking for something...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 759,323
Posted By Powder Muncher
Not really you are just one big dude Maybe a BMW...

Not really you are just one big dude Maybe a BMW HP2

That is a big ass bike would probably fit you well I always wanted one of them.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 759,323
Posted By Powder Muncher
Now that is one big dude on a little bike:rofl

Now that is one big dude on a little bike:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,063
Posted By Powder Muncher
The coolest new bike out there is the Husaberg...

The coolest new bike out there is the Husaberg 570 .

Fuel injected and ready to ride right from the dealer , does not need to be uncorked or moded just ride.

Would be my pick if money is not a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By Powder Muncher
With the bigger road trips in mind I would...

With the bigger road trips in mind I would definitely go with a dr650

Do the fork for sure at 90 bucks the intiminator valves are a steal and shock if you can afford it, but with your weight it is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
You can't go wrong with the Cogent treatment ,...

You can't go wrong with the Cogent treatment , did that on mine.

Exact same set up with springs for my weight -- if you don't do anything else this is where you should spend money on the bike.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Thanks for the help guys. It is warming up for...

Thanks for the help guys.
It is warming up for the weekend -10 or so we will pull out the other toys.
so dont feel to sorry for me. They have heated grips.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
clutch side issues

Heard rumours about some component under the clutch cover coming loose on late model dr650s , Can anyone shed some light on that issue for me and on how to fix it.

-20 out so I am not riding good...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,001
Posted By Powder Muncher
The 606 is the best all around tire I have tried...

The 606 is the best all around tire I have tried .

There are better street tires and better knobies but nothing that is close when it comes to real dual sport with full on road and full on off...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,001
Posted By Powder Muncher
After I got the 606es front and back I quit...

After I got the 606es front and back I quit looking for tires plain work in all condition --- not cheap don't last forever either but perform well in all of road conditions and are surprising on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Just put mine on, the fit is OK had to remove the...

Just put mine on, the fit is OK had to remove the plastic cover between tank and frame as it would not fit well at all ( less weight anyway)

The seat hold down needed a different screw and some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,075
Posted By Powder Muncher
You call it economical advantage --Good for you...

You call it economical advantage --Good for you whatever it takes to justify your taske .

My Company operates on Quality and Service and has out-competed the guys with a competitive advantage...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,075
Posted By Powder Muncher
Dude I pay extra to provide a job for someone in...

Dude I pay extra to provide a job for someone in my country or somewhere I like for whatever reason.

I like to have the option to buy something not made in China - in Northamerica we are loosing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
The easy way of shock removal all you need to...

The easy way of shock removal all you need to take of is the boot from the air-box to the carb and slide

it out to the left side.

Takes about 5 minutes and the new one in about 7 minutes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By Powder Muncher
Snowbikes

Who Has Any Experience With The Explorer Or 2moto Snow Bike Set Ups????????????
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Try Tire screws they rock way better tracktion on...

Try Tire screws they rock way better tracktion on ice and run smoother than chains.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,602
Posted By Powder Muncher
I can tell you one thing fore sure the KTM...

I can tell you one thing fore sure the KTM dealership here has 0 parts in stock.

You will find that to be true for most of the smaller places here in canada:eek1

Not enough people for them to...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By Powder Muncher
The Uly is a fine Road-bike comfy and all , just...

The Uly is a fine Road-bike comfy and all , just don't ever think it is a dual sport or adv tourer . That will make you a very frustrated Adv tourer.

Keep to pavement and it is in its element .
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,075
Posted By Powder Muncher
Am I ranting a bit this fine morning:D I...

Am I ranting a bit this fine morning:D

I guess I just have a profound dislike for marketing Horse-shit.

Straight goods Quality no bones no bull is what I like no mater who makes it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,075
Posted By Powder Muncher
I will not buy it purely on principal --- I pay...

I will not buy it purely on principal --- I pay the extra for the European product or north American product but not for a Chinese product in disguise.

Used to buy Klim gear -- great stuff by the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
The DR is great for you. A suspension upgrade is...

The DR is great for you. A suspension upgrade is almost mandatory and I did gear mine down to 15-48 gearing --makes it great off rod and still pulls 70-80MPH all day on the highway. 70 is right in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
48 just makes it --- lets say it wears in a bit...

48 just makes it --- lets say it wears in a bit -- Bought from Jesse himselfe.

No problem:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
15-48 is purfect off road and on topend is the...

15-48 is purfect off road and on topend is the same ( on level ground) with travel gear or passengers -- much better gearing for the available power.

cheers.......
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
tttttttttt

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Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Had a local shop bend the steel--- doubled up...

Had a local shop bend the steel--- doubled up right under the peg (can't see it here) and cut the stock peg of the mount and welded it on here.

t is a goot 1/2 inch wider than stock also.:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Hey Rusty I hear what you are saying at...

Hey Rusty

I hear what you are saying at times I wish they were a bit higher, But:wink:

The lowered centre of gravity is totally worth it with my 2" TALER AND 1.5 " FORWARD BARS it makes it a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
I mostly do off road with a lot of orange bikes ...

I mostly do off road with a lot of orange bikes
Done both Front and back best thing I have ever done to the DR
I also build some lower pegs that are moved back almost over the swing arm pivot...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,675
Posted By Powder Muncher
You will not regret it they are tough dual...

You will not regret it they are tough dual sporters in the real meaning of the word .
A bigger tank and skid-plate are a must the rest are options.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Times 2 that one. Just put A dial gauge on...

Times 2 that one.

Just put A dial gauge on it to find the bend section and straighten with a big adj. wrench works well--- (the rotors are to thin for machining)

I do it with the bike on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
I use the stock frond sprocket and a 48 on the...

I use the stock frond sprocket and a 48 on the back superb of road and perfectly in the engines happy zone for power at 65 MPH not even close to Buzzy.... hauls 2 people or a load for extended trips...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
All it take to change the shock is to take the...

All it take to change the shock is to take the rubber boot between the air-box and carb out. Nothing else needs to come of.

Cheers..............
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,467
Posted By Powder Muncher
I went with the DR for a dual sport --- the KLR...

I went with the DR for a dual sport --- the KLR really is a dressed up road-bike .

The Dr is much more capable all around
The after-market is superb on both of them, both have been around from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
Put a dent in my metal tank and would like just a...

Put a dent in my metal tank and would like just a bit more range .....

Does anyone have any info --- good or bad --- about the Clarke 3.7 gal tank?

I do mostly off road single track so do not...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 96,329
Views: 18,170,103
Posted By Powder Muncher
I did go to a 48 tooth sprocket on the back, that...

I did go to a 48 tooth sprocket on the back, that works perfect around town in the dirt and puts the engine right in the sweet-spot to run at 65 to 79 MPH on the highway that works especially well...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By Powder Muncher
XT 500 shocks

Looking for new shocks for a xt 500

Anyone with some useful info??

Looking to mostly do some trail riding with the old guys dirtbike club.

Thanks.......
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